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Somerville restaurant seized for not paying taxes

A Somerville restaurant was seized by the state Tuesday for nonpayment of taxes until the owner came by with a check later in the day.

Diva Indian Bistro in Davis Square had a large orange “Seized” sticker on its window Jan. 29 and state officials closed the restuarant, changed the locks and conferred inside. They were reportedly waiting for the owner to show up with a check, sources said.

Centro in the News

Somerville residents speak out about wage theft

Raquel DeLeon was working at a construction company in Somerville, when she and six other women stopped receiving compensation for the work they were doing.

DeLeon said the company didn’t pay her for 64 hours of work, totaling $584 in unpaid wages.

Centro in the News

Activists rally in Lexington against accused wage withholders

Members of a nonprofit held a demonstration outside the Solomon Pierce Road home of restau

Centro in the News

Reuniting war-torn families from El Salvador to Somerville

Do you know any Salvadorans in their 30s who, as young children, were put up for adoption in El Salvador during that country’s brutal civil war in the 1980s? Perhaps you know - or know of - a Salvadoran family currently living in Somerville who had a child abducted during the war.

Video

Trailer: "Just Communities" An Immigrants Rights Documentary

A trailer for “Just Communities/Comuidades Justas”, a mini-documentary about the impact of the S-Comm program on immigrant communities. More than 1,600,000 people have been deported under the Obama administration and S-Comm has been the legal tool that the US government is using to deport undocumented immigrants.

Event

SAVE THE DATE Centro Presente and the MA Trust Act Coalition Present: Just Communities

SAVE THE DATE
 
Centro Presente and the MA Trust Act Coalition Present: 

 

Just Communities 
General Producer: Centro Presente  

Press Release

PRESS ADVISORY: Centro Presente Educates Local Immigrant Community about the National Immigration Reform Debate as Part of NALACC's National Effort

PRESS ADVISORY
Media Contact:
Patricia Montes, Centro Presente 617 959 3108

Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: Immigrant Advocates Hope to See Major Improvements in Immigration Bill as It Heads from Senate to the House

PRESS RELEASE


Immigrant Advocates Hope to See Major Improvements in Immigration Bill as It Heads from Senate to the House

Media Contact:
Patricia Montes, Centro Presente, 617-959 3108